Manufacturers and resource providers will be obliged to provide fair wages, decent working conditions and respect environmental standards.
The EU aims to outlaw products sourced from deforested areas but critics say the new law could penalize so-called smallholder coffee farmers in Africa.
27 Aug 2023
The German government has approved a law of self-determination allowing people to change their gender and name more easily.
27 Aug 2023
It is expected that our current political leaders and those who are asking why the new cartel of emerging market leaders called BRICs…didn’t invite Nigeria to join the elite club in South Africa last week, are also following what is happening to the former President of the United States, Donald Trump. And here is why on Inside Stuff this week by Martin Oloja.
22 Aug 2023
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday his government was looking to change the law following reports British nurse Lucy Letby was refusing to leave her cell for sentencing. Letby was convicted on Friday (August 18) of murdering seven babies and trying to kill another six at the hospital where she worked in northwest England, making her one of the country's worst serial child killers.
10 Jun 2023
Fed up with gang violence, Haitians are hunting down people they suspect of being connected to these infamous armed groups, not hesitating to kill them. The movement – called Bwa Kale – began on April 24 in Port-au-Prince and quickly spread around the country. Dozens of people have been killed by vigilante mobs, often after very brief questioning.
12 May 2023
The current law is decades old and requires the assessment of two experts and a court decision to legally change one's gender. The draft rules do away with this.
11 May 2023
Talking Europe interviews Rastislav Káčer, Slovakia's straight-talking minister for foreign and European affairs. Slovakia became the first NATO country to deliver warplanes to Ukraine, and Káčer discusses what difference that delivery could make, as well as Slovakia's plans to double its ammunition production.
3 Apr 2023
The dismantling of the Jim Crow segregation system in the United States and the suffragette movement giving women the right to vote are just two examples of mass changes brought about through civil disobedience. For a growing number of activists, confronting climate change is no different.
2 Apr 2023
A phase-out on the sale of polluting vehicles has been given the final approval to become law in the EU. Opposition from Germany had delayed the legislation for weeks.